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Mutoh ValueJet 1638X digital printer

Mutoh today announced its ValueJet 1638X/2638X printers and Mutoh + 3M Universal Mild Solvent Inks have been added to the 3M MCS (Matched Component System) Warranty program.

Application possibilities include fleet and vehicle graphics and indoor & outdoor signs.

Using the Mutoh ValueJet 1638X and 2638X printer models – offering high quality 720x720 dpi production print speeds up to 29 m²/h (1638X) and 33 m²/h (2638X) – and Mutoh + 3M Universal Mild Solvent inks in combination with qualified 3M products, 3M-certified graphics manufacturers will be able to provide warranties up to 5 years for various fleet and sign applications and up to 8 years for indoor applications, with the full support of 3M as total solution provider.

Applicable to new ValueJet 1638X/2638X printers, the 3M MCS Warranty program will be rolled out in the EMEA business area towards graphics manufacturers having a Certificate of 3M MCS Warranty or wanting to apply for the certificate. The 1638X/2638X ValueJet printers and Mutoh + 3M UMS inks will be available through Mutoh trained and certified resellers. 3M media & overlaminates will be offered through 3M and 3M authorised resellers.

Mutoh + 3M Universal Mild Solvent Inks

Labelled as a 3M MCS Warranty component, the Mutoh + 3M Mutoh Universal Mild Solvent (UMS) CMYK inks are available in special litre pouches for uninterrupted ink supply, providing the functionality of an ink cassette, but with the advantages of a bulk ink system. The ink pouches are loaded in ink pouch adaptors that are mounted in the printers’ ink slots. Mutoh + 3M UMS inks combine the key benefits of resin-based, eco solvent and mild solvent ink chemistries. They offer an unrivalled colour gamut and a unique gloss preservation. The CMYK ink set covers 83% of the Pantone C colour chart. The inks are fixed and dried at temperatures below 50°C and are suited for both high quality and high speed printing.

About the 3M MCS Warranty

The 3M MCS Warranty, a system of matched components, is widely recognized as the industry's most comprehensive finished graphics warranty, covering fading, cracking, peeling and other aspects of graphic performance. The warranty covers the finished graphic, including film, overlaminate and ink performance. 3M is able to offer this level of assurance thanks to its expertise in weathering technology and its rigorous testing of ink and printer combinations. The 3M MCS Warranty assures end users that their images will perform as expected for the life of the graphic. Only graphics manufacturers having a Certificate of 3M MCS Warranty are eligible to extend this warranty to their customers.

About the Mutoh ValueJet 1638X & 2638X Printers

Integrating two latest generation piezo print heads mounted in a staggered configuration, Mutoh’s industry-leading Intelligent Interweaving (i²) & new revolutionary DropMaster print technology, the ValueJet 1638X (64” / 1625 mm) and ValueJet 2638X (102” / 2600 mm) printers deliver unmatched print quality and the highest level of print automation on today’s sign & display market.